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Cesar Abeid is a father, an engineer, a podcaster, mentor and a soon-to-be author. He's also an expert in design and construction project management. I was washing the dishes in my kitchen one winter evening, about 18 months ago. I'd given up on live radio years prior and was searching for some fresh podcasts - something similar to ... [Read more]

If you're reading this, then you're interested in building a home that performs well. And if you want a home that performs well, you can't rely on the Building Code to achieve this. This is because, in my opinion, the Building Code has very little to do with sustainability or actually building a good home. ... [Read more]

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